Positively Philadelphia

Stacey Lee Webber
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Lauren Lipton
June 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stacey Lee Webber is an artist who set up shop in Philadelphia after going to college in Wisconsin, and what she makes in Philadelphia has become known around the world. "I have a circular saw made out of pennies at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts...
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Patrick Ward Park
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Lauren Lipton
May 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On this long Memorial Day weekend, we pay tribute to our many area military veterans. “Our whole neighborhood got drafted back in ’66,” recalls Joe Ferry, who fought in Vietnam. “Everybody went, so it was sort of like your duty to go. The country needed you.” Joe Kelly was in...
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FringeA-Thon
Provided by FringeArts
Lauren Lipton
May 20, 2018 - 3:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Get ready, get set, dance. "June 16th at the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons, 12 noon to 12 midnight, we'll have FringeA-Thon 2018 ," said Zack Blackwood, artistic producer of Fringe Arts. "FringeA-Thon is a marathon. It's like a telethon, a walkathon, a jump-rope-athon...
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William Birch Gallery
Library Company of Philadelphia
Lauren Lipton
May 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Library Company of Philadelphia at 1314 Locust Street is a very special place with a new, very special exhibit, "William Birch, Ingenious Artist." "When people ask me about William Birch and who he was, I'll tell people to close their eyes and think about what...
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Common Space Ardmore
Provided by Common Space
Lauren Lipton
May 06, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This is something that every community should have. "We created a shared space, a common space that's a storefront in Ardmore. The intention is to offer creative programming that pulls people in and provides an inviting space and a comfortable setting that has people...
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Asian Arts Initiative
Provided by Asian Arts Initiative
Lauren Lipton
April 29, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia is the birthplace of many things, including the first Asian Arts Initiative in the country. "At the time when we were formed, things are different now," said deputy director Julie Shaw. "But we really, for many years, were unique in the country as being...
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Sing the Body Electric
Photo provided by Theatre Exile
Lauren Lipton
April 22, 2018 - 2:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local playwright has two different plays running in Philadelphia. One at Theatre Exile . "The play is called "Sing the Body Electric." One of the characters in the play, a young man who is in high school, was struck by lighting a year before the play begins."...
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Wilma Theater
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Lauren Lipton
April 15, 2018 - 2:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a small oasis on Broad Street with a big personality. The Wilma Theater has opened a cafe in its lobby. "Previously, we were dark most of the time in this great venue on the Avenue of the Arts (265 S.Broad Street)," said James Haskins, managing director. "We...
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TerraCycle
Photo provided by:TerraCycle
Lauren Lipton
April 08, 2018 - 2:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local company has become a world leader in recycling the non recyclable. "TerraCycle's mission is to eliminate the concept of waste. We now, across 21 countries, collect and recycle those waste streams that you can't put in your local recycling bin. So it's...
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